Chris Lozano

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Chris Lozano
Born (1982-09-14) September 14, 1982 (age 34)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Other names The Cleveland Assassin
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Division Welterweight
Reach 75.5 in (192 cm)
Style Boxing, Taekwondo, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Fighting out of Cleveland, Ohio
Team Evolve MMA
Rank NCAA Division I Wrestling
Red belt in Taekwondo
Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Professional boxing record
Total 1
Wins 0
Losses 1
Draws 0
Mixed martial arts record
Total 13
Wins 10
By knockout 8
By submission 1
By decision 1
Losses 3
By knockout 1
By submission 1
By decision 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Chris Lozano (born September 14, 1982) is an American professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. He currently fights for Bellator Fighting Championships and North American Allied Fight Series (NAAFS).[1]

Background[edit]

Lozano began wrestling when he was in the fifth grade. Aside from wrestling, he holds a red belt in taekwondo, which he earned when he was only 17. He also has a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has a small boxing background, owning a 0-1 pro boxing record.[2]

MMA career[edit]

Lozano made his professional MMA debut in June 2009.

North American Allied Fight Series[edit]

Lozano began his mixed martial arts career fighting in NAAFS. He is undefeated under the organization with 5 knockouts. After suffering the first loss of his career to Lyman Good at Bellator 35, he bounced back with a first-round KO victory over Gerric Hayes at NAAFS - Caged Vengeance 9.

Bellator Fighting Championships[edit]

In his Bellator debut, Lozano fought UFC veteran Yoshiyuki Yoshida at Bellator 31 and defeated him by TKO (corner stoppage) to give him a spot in the Bellator Season 4 Welterweight Tournament. He fought former Bellator welterweight champion Lyman Good in the first round of the Bellator Season 4 Welterweight Tournament.[3] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[4]

in 2011, Lozano entered into the Bellator Season 5 Welterweight Tournament. He fought Brent Weedman in the opening round held at Bellator 49 and won the fight via unanimous decision. In the semifinal round he lost via KO to Douglas Lima, the eventual winner of the tournament.

In 2012, Lozano was featured in the Bellator Season 6 Welterweight Tournament. He faced Karl Amoussou in the opening round of the tournament at Bellator 63 and lost via submission in the first round. Lozano was released from his contract after suffering back-to-back losses in Bellator.

Independent Promotions[edit]

Lozano made his post Bellator debut on June 2, 2012 for North American Allied Fight Series in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. Lozano fought James Warfield, an experienced journeyman, in the co-main event of Fight Night in the Flats 8. Lozano won the fight after Warfield could not answer for the second round.

Fight Master: Bellator MMA[edit]

On May 6, 2013, it was announced that Lozano would be featured as a participant on Bellator Fighting Championships reality TV show Fight Master: Bellator MMA.[5]

In his preliminary fight to get on the show, Lozano defeated Josh Quayhagen by unanimous decision. During the team selection, Lozano chose Frank Shamrock to be his coach. In his second fight, he defeated Bryan Travers by split decision in a sudden victory round. In the quarterfinals, he faced Mike Bronzoulis and lost via unanimous decision.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 10-4 Eddie Gordon Decision (split) Cage Fury Fighting Championships 60 August 6, 2016 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 10–3 James Warfield TKO (retirement) NAAFS - Fight Night in the Flats 8 June 2, 2012 1 5:00 Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Loss 9–3 Karl Amoussou Submission (rear-naked choke) Bellator 63 March 30, 2012 1 2:05 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States Bellator Season 6 Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal.
Loss 9–2 Douglas Lima KO (punch) Bellator 53 October 8, 2011 2 3:14 Miami, Oklahoma, United States Bellator Season 5 Welterweight Tournament Semifinal.
Win 9–1 Brent Weedman Decision (unanimous) Bellator 49 September 10, 2011 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Bellator Season 5 Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal.
Win 8–1 Derek Smith Submission (rear-naked choke) NAAFS: Fight Night in the Flats 7 June 4, 2011 1 2:20 Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Win 7–1 Gerric Hayes KO (punch and head kick) NAAFS: Caged Vengeance 9 April 16, 2011 1 4:59 Canton, Ohio, United States
Loss 6–1 Lyman Good Decision (unanimous) Bellator 35 March 5, 2011 3 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States Bellator Season 4 Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Win 6–0 Yoshiyuki Yoshida TKO (corner stoppage) Bellator 31 September 30, 2010 2 5:00 Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
Win 5–0 Jason Dent TKO (retirement) NAAFS: Fight Night in the Flats 6 June 5, 2010 4 5:00 Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Win 4–0 Brandon Gaines KO (punch) Freestyle Cage Fighting 40 March 27, 2010 1 3:56 Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States
Win 3–0 Allan Weickert KO (punch) NAAFS: Night of Champions December 5, 2009 1 4:55 Akron, Ohio, United States
Win 2–0 John Fields KO (punch) NAAFS: Rock N Rumble 3 August 29, 2009 1 0:47 Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Win 1–0 Marcus Kuck KO (punches) NAAFS: Fight Night in the Flats 5 June 6, 2009 1 0:37 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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